Memphis Mojo Music Bus Tour

Thursday, 10 Nov 2022 Past Event
Memphis Mojo Music Bus Tour
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Stop At: Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103

The tour starts and ends on Beale Street - the Home of the Blues - at Alfred's on Beale.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Handy Park, 200 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3716

Explanation of how WC Handy became known as the "Father of the Blues."

Pass By: The Peabody Ducks, 149 Union Ave The Peabody Memphis, Memphis, TN 38103-2638

History of the South's grand hotel

Pass By: The Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange, 65 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-5196

History of the Cotton Exchange and historic Cotton Row

Pass By: Mississippi River, Tennessee

History and importance of the Mississippi River

Pass By: Lauderdale Courts, Memphis, TN 38105, USA

History of the Presley family's first real home in Memphis

Pass By: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105, USA

History of Danny Thomas and St. Jude's

Pass By: Sun Studio, 706 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-3218

The birthplace of rock 'n' roll! (Optional admission.)

Pass By: Sam Phillips Recording Studio, 639 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38103, USA

History of Sam Phillips' second recording studio, the successor to "Sun Studio"

Stop At: Overton Park, 1914 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-2806

Overton Park Shell and the story of Elvis' first concert

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Lafayette's Music Room, 2119 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104, USA

History of Overton Square and Lafayette's

Pass By: Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E McLemore Ave, Memphis, TN 38106-3338

Home of Stax Records and Southern soul - Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, the Staples Singers, Booker T & the MGs, and many, many others!

Pass By: National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, 450 Mulberry St, Memphis, TN 38103-4214

Explanation of the 1968 Sanitation Strike and the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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